The search committee tasked with helping select Western Carolina University’s next chancellor took major steps forward during a four-hour meeting Monday, April 16, as it whittled down its pool of candidates and selected 10 who will be invited to participate in off-campus interviews.
She was first influenced as a child by television pictures of 15th-century temples in China’s Forbidden City and elaborate, ornate churches in Europe, beautifully designed structures, all of which left an indelible mark on a little Chinese girl growing up in Vietnam.
Approximately 160 high school and middle school students from across Western North Carolina will test their knowledge of French and Spanish on Tuesday, April 24, in the 36th annual Language Contest at Western Carolina University.
Western Carolina University’s Center for the Study of Free Enterprise will host a professional development workshop for teachers, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Hilton Biltmore Park in Asheville.
Western Carolina University finance students outperformed both the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 average, as well as 24 other college teams, to take first place in an investment competition sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority.
The University of North Carolina Association of Student Governments will bestow its prestigious William C. Friday Lifetime Achievement Award on David O. Belcher, chancellor of Western Carolina University.
It was officially a fundraiser, complete with fancy dresses, smart suits, great food and a silent auction. But to many in attendance, the 2018 University Participant Program Benefit Gala was like a family reunion, with picture taking, memory sharing, handshakes and hugs.